Co-Creating Knowledge

Students and Teachers together in a Field of Emergence
  • Ann-Merete Iversen
  • Anni Stavnskær Pedersen
Part of the Creative Education Book Series book series (CREA)


The modern school, at its best, is a satisfying extension of the unreality of societal perception. As we enter the conclusion of an industrializing age, I recognize that, within its walls, lectures are concerned with an abstract dream of future usefulness, while life is happening between classes. Half of the time, and half asleep, teachers and students keep each other caught in a fiction of relevance: Relevance of knowledge to our lives, relevance of the relationships to each other, and relevance to the questions of our time and to the society in which we live.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ann-Merete Iversen
    • 1
  • Anni Stavnskær Pedersen
    • 2
  1. 1.University College NordjyllandDenmark
  2. 2.University College NordjyllandDenmark

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